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Dizzying, Abstract and Meticulous Worlds Created by Artist Benjamin Sack

Dizzying, Abstract and Meticulous Worlds Created by Artist Benjamin Sack
I Am That I Hand. Image © Benjamin Sack
I Am That I Hand. Image © Benjamin Sack

Perhaps as a form of "abstract urbanism," artist Benjamin Sack uses pen and paper to build cities and worlds that come to life as he draws. Towers and low-rise buildings merge together to form familiar yet unimaginably intricate cityscapes with complex spatial arrangements, and, in some cases, in human form. This brand of "abstract urbanism" introduces a provocative perspective on urban context and its relation to those who inhabit it.

Described on his own Instagram account (@ibensack) as a "Composer of worlds", Sack harnesses a range of geometries to construct his illustrations—all while maintaining a very high level of detail that helps further the intimacy of his work. From harsh, angular arrangements, to soft, billowing curves, each piece of art conveys a sense of place and scale.

Song of the Earth. Image © Benjamin Sack
Song of the Earth. Image © Benjamin Sack
© Benjamin Sack
© Benjamin Sack
Hieroglyph II. Image © Benjamin Sack
Hieroglyph II. Image © Benjamin Sack

Progress #art #drawing #city #cosmos #architecture #archilovers #skyscraper #urban

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Garden in Thought. Image © Benjamin Sack
Garden in Thought. Image © Benjamin Sack
© Benjamin Sack
© Benjamin Sack
HAMSA. Image © Benjamin Sack
HAMSA. Image © Benjamin Sack

Opus of Time. Image © Benjamin Sack
Opus of Time. Image © Benjamin Sack
Tango in the Garden of the Mind. Image © Benjamin Sack
Tango in the Garden of the Mind. Image © Benjamin Sack

You can see more of Ben Sack's work on his website here.

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Cite: Collin Abdallah. "Dizzying, Abstract and Meticulous Worlds Created by Artist Benjamin Sack" 05 Apr 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/891926/dizzying-abstract-and-meticulous-worlds-created-by-artist-benjamin-sack/> ISSN 0719-8884
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© Benjamin Sack

艺术家本杰明·萨克,仅用一根针管笔创造的癫狂的世界